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Legion of Mary (1035 words)
In the 30's and 40's when Dublin Envoys went throughout the United States working to plant the Legion everywhere, they were often startled to discover that the priests they were contacting were already aware of the Legion and were waiting to be approached.
This tribute to the Legion of Mary is a condensation of a talk, which Cardinal Suenens gave to 1,000 Legionaries in Liverpool, England.
The historical significance of the Legion of Mary in South America.
Legion - LoveToKnow 1911 (775 words)
The term "Foreign Legion" is often used for irregular volunteer corps of foreign sympathizers raised by states at war, often by smaller states fighting for independence.
Unlike most foreign legions the "British Legion" which, raised in Great Britain and commanded by Sir de Lacy Evans, fought in the Carlist wars, was a regularly enlisted and paid force.
The term "foreign legion" is colloquially but incorrectly applied to-day to the Regiments etrangers in the French service, which are composed of adventurous spirits of all nationalities and have been employed in many arduous colonial campaigns.
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